Prof. Susanna M. Esposito

Prof. Esposito is a Full Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Specialty School of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Clinic of the University of Parma. She is President of the World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders (WAidid) since 2014 and Chair of the Technical Committee in Infectious Diseases and Vaccination of the Italian Society of Pediatrics since 2021. She won several postgraduate awards; she has been International Editor of The Paediatric Infectious Disease Journal (since 2005), Associate Editor of BMC Infectious Diseases (since 2009), Associate Editor of Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics (since 2010), Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Virology (since 2012) and Editorial Board Member of several peer-review journals. Prof. Esposito’s research has focused on vaccines, respiratory tract infections, antinfective therapy and emerging infections. Her research activities has led to the publication of more than 600 articles in international journals reported by PubMed with an h index of 76 (Scopus) and an impact factor >6,000.